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Author Archives: Leigh Sherry

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Ordinary Residence and Commencing Your Divorce Action

Perhaps you are working in Saskatchewan but the family home is in Alberta where your children attend school. You may be wondering if you can start your divorce in either province or which one is the right province to start … Continue reading

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What Age Should Children Be for Voice of the Child Reports?

At what age of the child is it appropriate to have a Voice of the Child report for custody hearings? How much weight will courts give the report? A Voice of the Child Report is a report completed by an … Continue reading

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Answers for Parents-To-Be and Surrogates

According to a recent study funded by the federal government, infertility rates have doubled since 1992. As a result, an increasing number of Canadian couples have turned to alternative reproduction methods to grow their families. Surrogacy, which involves a woman … Continue reading

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Amendments to Alberta Surrogacy Law

Did you know that in 2011 Alberta amended its Family Law Act to allows for gay couples to be co-parents of a baby born by surrogacy? Section 8.1(2)(b) of the Family Law Act now allows for the genetic sperm donor … Continue reading

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